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  • Going for Gold

    UVA Biomedical Engineering Professor’s Research Examines Elite Sprinters’ Muscles for Insight


    As fans around the world marvel at the athletic feats performed in the 2016 Summer Olympics, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Silvia Blemker is investigating how...

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  • Beaming Smiles, Bright Futures

    UVA Engineering Celebrates 2016 Graduates


    On Sunday, May 22, 2016, UVA Engineering celebrated 821 students who earned engineering degrees, including 628 undergraduate students, 136 master’s degree students, and 57...

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  • Research Funding Announced

    Biomedical Engineering Professor Earns NASA Funding


    Associate Professor Silvia Blemker’s research proposal, “Development of a Muscle Adaptation in Space-Flight Simulator,” was recently selected for funding by NASA’s Human Research...

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  • Faculty Accolades

    UVA Engineering Professors Earn Junior Faculty Awards


    Two UVA Engineering faculty members have earned the prestigious Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

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  • Entrepreneurship Recognition

    UVA Engineering Team Reaches National Finals for Male Contraceptive Invention


    A UVA Engineering alumnus, Kevin Eisenfrats, has advanced to the national finals in a “Shark Tank”-style competition for his team’s invention of a non-surgical contraceptive for...

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  • Professor Gains National Recognition

    Shayn Peirce-Cottler is a Pioneer of Agent-based Modeling


    Professor Shayn Peirce-Cottler uses agent-based modeling to to shed light on how complex webs of gene expression, chemical signaling, and cell behavior contribute to human...

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  • Student Recognition

    UVA Engineering Grad Student Elected Vice Chair of National Society of Black Engineers


    National Society of Black Engineers members have chosen UVA Engineering graduate student Kristopher Rawls to be the next national vice chair of the organization, while UVA...

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  • NIH T32 Training Grant in Biomedical Data Sciences

    Jason Papin (Principal Investigator)


    A pre-doctoral training program focused on teaching scientists to work at the interface of computer science, statistics, “big data” and biomedicine.

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  • A Powerful Partnership

    Biomedical Engineering Students Earn Double 'Hoo Award


    Angela Zeigler and Ani Chandrabhatla, both members of Associate Professor Jeff Saucerman’s systems biology lab, were among the 17 teams selected from applicants across UVA for a...

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  • Design for Good

    Improved Bottle for Babies with Cleft Palate “Wows” Clinicians


    Each year, about one in 700 babies worldwide is born with a cleft palate. Thanh “Vi” Tran has been working with three former BME undergraduates to design a better bottle to help...

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